Sex on the Brain

Subject Name: 
Cognitive Science
Course Number: 
Hampshire College
This course is designed to examine sex, gender, and sexuality in multiple contexts. The course will examine how biological and environmental factors influence sex gender and sexuality across development and how these factors influence differences in brain and behavior. Course requirements will include reading primary research articles in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, and gender studies. Students will also be asked to conduct library research, present readings in class, write several short response and review papers and write a longer research paper. Students are not required to have a scientific background but they are asked to be open to reading and evaluating scientific research.
Writing and Research In this course, students are expected to spend at least six to eight hours a week of preparation and work outside of class time. This time includes reading, writing, research.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Sex on the Brain
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0 Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM TU;09:00AM-10:20AM TH Adele Simmons Hall 222;Adele Simmons Hall 222